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Savory Zucchini Chard Muffins

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"I adapted a potato muffin recipe to create these savory muffins that helped use up my overflowing stock of vegetables from my garden! You could add any kind of fresh herb if you like, but they are very flavorful on their own. Serve a couple as a main dish with a side salad, or use as a veggie side to a meat dish. Yummy!"
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50 m servings 142
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 dozen muffins)


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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Generously spray 12 muffin cups with cooking spray.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; add bacon. Cook gently until bacon begins to curl, 3 to 5 minutes. Add onion, garlic, and chard leaves; cook and stir until chard has wilted, stirring occasionally, 5 to 8 minutes.
  3. Transfer chard mixture to a large bowl; stir in zucchini, eggs, salt, and black pepper. Add flour and baking powder; mix until flour is evenly distributed and moistened. Stir in Swiss cheese. Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until edges of muffin turn golden brown, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 142 calories; 7.8 11.5 6.9 65 445 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was a great recipe for using chard and zucchini. The muffins freeze well, too.

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I did not care for this recipe.

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This was a great recipe for using chard and zucchini. The muffins freeze well, too.

These are awesome. I took them for a luncheon. Everyone wanted the recipe. I reduced the salt by half , no butter butter to fry the bacon and basically steamed the chard, onions and garlic in...

I made these last night and they are fabulous! A great higer protein side to a simple salad for a healthy lunch.

If you've stumbled upon this recipe then you must be *thinking* about making these. Do yourself a favor and just DO IT! I followed the recipe exactly, doubled it even, and they came out incredib...

These were amazing. I diced the zukes instead of shredding them and cooked the onion at the same time as the bacon. They were out perfect. The only real suggestion I have for change is that 20 ...

Absolutlely DELISH! Was even better the next day! I made a double batch - one for my employees and one for home. I did not have any chard - so I used spinach which was on hand. This will be ...

I did not care for this recipe.

It is tasty but far from healthy... No kidding about seriously greasing the muffin tin: I used paper liners and the mixture stuck to them like glue. The recipe is also vague when it calls for 8 ...

These muffins are easy to make and delicious! I added some fresh dill from the garden too! So yummy!